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(3) July, August, and September 2016

Beets from the Urban Farm

Beets from the Urban Farm

The French Broad river and Pisgah National Forest, taken from our campsite at the Wild Goose Festival

The French Broad river and Pisgah National Forest, taken from our campsite at the Wild Goose Festival

Passport campers working at the Urban Farm

Passport campers working at the Urban Farm

Grace and Main leadership was invited to participate in the Community Law Enforcement Partnership Day planning process

Grace and Main leadership was invited to participate in the Community Law Enforcement Partnership Day planning process

Passport campers with freshly harvested beets

Passport campers with freshly harvested beets

A couple of Grace and Main folks listen after helping a family move a piano

A couple of Grace and Main folks listen after helping a family move a piano

A small selection of the junk pulled out of the woods near the Urban Farm. Much of this can, and will, be reused and repurposed at the Urban Farm

A small selection of the junk pulled out of the woods near the Urban Farm. Much of this can, and will, be reused and repurposed at the Urban Farm

A slug found in the woods on the Urban Farm property with a Passport camper

A slug found in the woods on the Urban Farm property with a Passport camper

The main stage at the Wild Goose Festival as people begin setting out their chairs for that night's concert

The main stage at the Wild Goose Festival as people begin setting out their chairs for that night’s concert

Children and helpers who joined us to weed and help at the Urban Farm

Children and helpers who joined us to weed and help at the Urban Farm

Josh and some folks from Passport posing together at the Urban Farm

Josh and some folks from Passport posing together at the Urban Farm

Passport Campers clearing vines from bushes at a partner church

Passport Campers clearing vines from bushes at a partner church

Passport Campers clearing vines from bushes at a partner church

Passport Campers clearing vines from bushes at a partner church

A couple of young neighborhood leaders posing at one of the meals

A couple of young neighborhood leaders posing at one of the meals

Communion at a big meal

Communion at a big meal

A Grace and Main leadership couple!

A Grace and Main leadership couple!

A regular and developing leader celebrating at the big meal

A regular and developing leader celebrating at the big meal

Some of the cookout spread at July's big meal

Some of the cookout spread at July’s big meal

Giving away some bags full of produce from the Urban Farm

Giving away some bags full of produce from the Urban Farm

A part of one day's harvest of squash from the Urban Farm

A part of one day’s harvest of squash from the Urban Farm

Hanging out under the picnic awning at our 3rd Annual Lake Day with Clarksville Baptist Church

Hanging out under the picnic awning at our 3rd Annual Lake Day with Clarksville Baptist Church

"Cornhole" at our 3rd Annual Lake Day with Clarksville Baptist Church

“Cornhole” at our 3rd Annual Lake Day with Clarksville Baptist Church

"Cornhole" at our 3rd Annual Lake Day with Clarksville Baptist Church

“Cornhole” at our 3rd Annual Lake Day with Clarksville Baptist Church

Smelling the grill and waiting for the meal to begin at our 3rd Annual Lake Day with Clarksville Baptist Church

Smelling the grill and waiting for the meal to begin at our 3rd Annual Lake Day with Clarksville Baptist Church

Learning a game at our 3rd Annual Lake Day with Clarksville Baptist Church

Learning a game at our 3rd Annual Lake Day with Clarksville Baptist Church

The grill and grillmaster at our 3rd Annual Lake Day with Clarksville Baptist Church

The grill and grillmaster at our 3rd Annual Lake Day with Clarksville Baptist Church

Some of the folks who stayed behind in the shade while others go onto the pontoon boats at our 3rd Annual Lake Day with Clarksville Baptist Church

Some of the folks who stayed behind in the shade while others go onto the pontoon boats at our 3rd Annual Lake Day with Clarksville Baptist Church

Learning to walk at the picnic shelter

Learning to walk at the picnic shelter

Some of the leaders and vans used to get everybody to the lake

Some of the leaders and vans used to get everybody to the lake

Some of the overflow from a night of evening prayer

Some of the overflow from a night of evening prayer

Backpacks donated to some of the kids in one of our neighborhoods

Backpacks donated to some of the kids in one of our neighborhoods

Some of the Tuesday morning lectionary crew. Check out the Grace and Main shirt!

Some of the Tuesday morning lectionary crew. Check out the Grace and Main shirt!

Some of the Gilsons and Bruce on the Gilsons' last Sunday before moving to the Cook Islands

Some of the Gilsons and Bruce on the Gilsons’ last Sunday before moving to the Cook Islands

Some of the Gilsons on the Gilsons' last Sunday before moving to the Cook Islands

Some of the Gilsons on the Gilsons’ last Sunday before moving to the Cook Islands

A birthday cake for one of our brothers for whom Grace and Main meals have become a birthday tradition

A birthday cake for one of our brothers for whom Grace and Main meals have become a birthday tradition

Some of the kids sharing a porch swing before evening prayers.

Some of the kids sharing a porch swing before evening prayers.

The little bit left from one of the meals at a Grace and Main house

The little bit left from one of the meals at a Grace and Main house

Dinner at one of the Grace and Main birthday parties

Dinner at one of the Grace and Main birthday parties

Folks hanging out before a meal

Folks hanging out before a meal

The birthday cake at a Grace and Main meal and birthday party

The birthday cake at a Grace and Main meal and birthday party

Some times you just have to celebrate a birthday

Some times you just have to celebrate a birthday

Not too many candles--just enough

Not too many candles–just enough

The birthday boy opening some birthday presents

The birthday boy opening some birthday presents

Sharing a meal to celebrate a birthday

Sharing a meal to celebrate a birthday

The big meal at Ascension Lutheran at the end of August was barbecue

The big meal at Ascension Lutheran at the end of August was barbecue

The big meal at Ascension Lutheran at the end of August was barbecue

The big meal at Ascension Lutheran at the end of August was barbecue

These three bowls of fruit are one of the most popular parts of the big meal every month

These three bowls of fruit are one of the most popular parts of the big meal every month

Part of the process that makes everybody's favorite mashed potatoes at a big meal

Part of the process that makes everybody’s favorite mashed potatoes at a big meal

The barbecue at a big meal at Ascension Lutheran

The barbecue at a big meal at Ascension Lutheran

Kenneth doing some stirring to finish the big meal

Kenneth doing some stirring to finish the big meal

Growing some hot peppers at the Urban Farm

Growing some hot peppers at the Urban Farm

A few of the remaining watermelons at the Urban Farm

A few of the remaining watermelons at the Urban Farm

Bracing and supporting the new greenhouse at the Urban Farm

Bracing and supporting the new greenhouse at the Urban Farm

102 degrees outside, who knows how hot it was in the Greenhouse as we got it braced and finished

102 degrees outside, who knows how hot it was in the Greenhouse as we got it braced and finished

The dessert tables at the "Back for Thirds" Dessert Fundraiser

The dessert tables at the “Back for Thirds” Dessert Fundraiser

One of the cakes at the "Back for Thirds" Dessert Fundraiser

One of the cakes at the “Back for Thirds” Dessert Fundraiser

Bread Mike with a plate of desserts at the "Back for Thirds" Dessert Fundraiser

Bread Mike with a plate of desserts at the “Back for Thirds” Dessert Fundraiser

Carolyn has been making cookies and desserts for us to give away for years and was happy to join us for the "Back for Thirds" Dessert Fundraiser

Carolyn has been making cookies and desserts for us to give away for years and was happy to join us for the “Back for Thirds” Dessert Fundraiser

One of the lucky winners in our basket raffle.

One of the lucky winners in our basket raffle.

The main drag at the Community Law Enforcement Partnership Day

The main drag at the Community Law Enforcement Partnership Day

Gathered for prayer on a particularly full night

Gathered for prayer on a particularly full night

Just outside of the main room when we were gathered for prayer on a particularly full night

Just outside of the main room when we were gathered for prayer on a particularly full night

Looking into the main room from the hallway at Sunday evening prayers

Looking into the main room from the hallway at Sunday evening prayers

Gathered for Sunday evening prayers

Gathered for Sunday evening prayers

Birthday presents for one of the children in the community from "Lisa"

Birthday presents for one of the children in the community from “Lisa”

Planting boxwoods along the exterior fence line at the Urban Farm

Planting boxwoods along the exterior fence line at the Urban Farm

Some of the boxwoods to be planted along the exterior fence line at the Urban Farm

Some of the boxwoods to be planted along the exterior fence line at the Urban Farm

Two 275 gallon cisterns bought for rainwater collection and storage at the Urban Farm

Two 275 gallon cisterns bought for rainwater collection and storage at the Urban Farm

Digging holes for boxwoods at the Urban Farm

Digging holes for boxwoods at the Urban Farm

The birthday boy and his wife out for dinner with the community

The birthday boy and his wife out for dinner with the community

Blowing out the (sparkler) candles at his birthday

Blowing out the (sparkler) candles at his birthday

He couldn't help but clap along with the restaurant staff as they joined the birthday celebration

He couldn’t help but clap along with the restaurant staff as they joined the birthday celebration

A quick selfie before a meal at one of the houses because we were wearing the same colors (and hairstyle!)

A quick selfie before a meal at one of the houses because we were wearing the same colors (and hairstyle!)

Enjoying one of the house meals

Enjoying one of the house meals

Caught mid-bite at a house meal

Caught mid-bite at a house meal

One of the talented "chefs" for the night, enjoying his meal

One of the talented “chefs” for the night, enjoying his meal

The chefs and hosts for one of our house meals

The chefs and hosts for one of our house meals

The youngest attendee of this year's Fall Leadership Retreat has her boots on and is ready to go visit the chickens and goats at White Flint Farm

The youngest attendee of this year’s Fall Leadership Retreat has her boots on and is ready to go visit the chickens and goats at White Flint Farm

Some of the folks during one of the sessions from this year's Fall Leadership Retreat

Some of the folks during one of the sessions from this year’s Fall Leadership Retreat

Some of the folks during one of the sessions from this year's Fall Leadership Retreat

Some of the folks during one of the sessions from this year’s Fall Leadership Retreat

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